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Hammond Burke Nicholson

Hammond Burke Nicholson, business executive. Member Kappa Alpha. Baptist; Club: Athletic.


  • Nicholson, Hammond Burke was born on October 4, 1895 in Richland, Georgia, United States. Son of Daniel Webster and Nancy Caroline (Brown) Nicholson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Mercer U., 1914. Student of University of Georgia, 1914, University of Tennessee, 1915.


    • Principal high school and superintendent of schools, Richland, Georgia, Cordele, Georgia, 1915-1921. Teacher Technology High School, Atlanta, Georgia., 1922-1923. Admitted to Georgia bar, 1922, and practiced in Atlanta, 1922-1925.

      Successively secretary, vice-president and president NuGrape Company of America, Atlanta, 1925-1932. Joined Coca-Cola Company, 1933, and served in various capacities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Vice-president and later president Coca-Cola Export Corporation, 1939-1944.

      Chairman, Board Of Directors Coca-Cola, Ltd. (Canadian Company), 1941-1952. Vice president The Coca-Cola Company, 1942-1952, treasurer, 1950-1952, president, director, 1952-1955, Chairman of the Board, 1955-1958 now chairman of the executive committee.


    Member Kappa Alpha. Baptist. Club: Athletic.


    • Married Lucia Meetze Harman, June 7, 1916. Children: H. Burke, Martha Carolyn (Mistress.
    • father: Daniel Webster Nicholson
    • mother: Nancy Caroline (Brown) Nicholson
    • spouse: Lucia Meetze Harman
    • children: H. Burke Nicholson
    • Martha Carolyn (Mrs Nicholson
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    Born October 4, 1895
    Died June 5, 1961
    (aged 65)